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Bodgers Cottage, 7 The Street
NR34 8DZ
United Kingdom

+441502575963

We produce hand-crafted items using found objects and materials including: painted pebbles, fabric collages, free machine embroidered pictures, carved wooden spoons and tin-can ink pens. We accept commissions too, such as wedding place settings and one-off textile pictures.

Events

Events that we will be attending, usually on a stall selling, and sometimes making, our products. Come along and say hello!


Sep
9
to Sep 10

old dairy studios art trail

Old Dairy Studios is showcasing an artists and craftsman’s trail over two weekends in September 2017.
Starting on Saturday 9th to Sunday 10th then continuing over a long weekend on Friday 15th, Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th.

Entry is free and all studios will be open from 11am to 5pm

We ran this very successful trail in 2015 and 2016, this is an expanded version in terms of the number of artists to visit.

Individual approach was important in forming this group. All artists are established practitioners working in a wide range of media from printmaking, collage and painting to textiles and crafts. We have artists working with intricate techniques in cut paper, in appliqué and embroidery, expressive painting and lino-cuts. In addition, hand made drawing pens, carved wood, finely detailed watercolours and more. You’ll be able to see work in progress, ask questions about practices and buy pieces.

With a hub in Beccles, the trail spans the river Waveney from Wheatacre to the north to Brampton in the south, a total of 8 miles. Venues are in artists studios, houses and Old Dairy Studios. You’ll be able to see samples of work from all those taking part at the gallery in Beccles, pick up maps, ask questions relating to the trail and artists taking part etc. Beccles itself is a busy market town with plenty of cafés,  restaurants and pubs for refreshments. Wheatacre also has a good pub. You can cycle the trail or use public transport for Beccles and Brampton.

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Aug
26
12:00pm12:00pm

paglesham show

The event has been running for over 60 years and includes fruit and vegetable displays with a dog show,  tractors and demonstrations, quad bikes and a bouncy castle. There will also be a craft marquee, homemade cakes a tombola, and traditional games. 

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Jul
23
9:00am 9:00am

bungay arts and antiques fair

 

I will be at this fair with Rebecca Pymar selling her gorgeous colourful prints and cards and we will look forward to showing you what we've been making and painting over the past year!!

The Arts and Antiques Fair, usually takes place towards the end of July, and which sees a huge number of unique, quirky sellers filling the town all the way from Earsham Street. From antiques and collectibles to arty stalls and food sellers the 2017 Bungay Street Fair is the undisputed highpoint of the town’s summer season.

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Jul
9
11:00am11:00am

norwich lanes

 

Rebecca Pymar who does colourful local scenes of the coast of East Anglia plus myself will be sharing a gazebo at the Norwich Lanes Summer fair.

'The Norwich Lanes Association are delighted to announce that following a year out, the much-loved Norwich Lanes Summer Fayre will be returning once again to the streets, alleyways, courtyards and open spaces of this historic part of the city in 2017.
What started off in 2008 as something akin to a village fete, the Norwich Lanes Summer Fayre quickly established itself into one of the highlights of the city’s event calendar, regularly attracting crowds of 15,000 or more.'

This year’s fayre will take place on Sunday 9th July and will once again coincide with the city’s Lord Mayor’s Celebration and cap off a whole weekend of events.

So back comes the St Benedict’s Street Market, live music stages, DJ booths, pop-up perfomances and art trails.

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Jul
2
11:00am11:00am

brampton garden party

Is Brampton the most artistic village in Suffolk?

On Sunday 2 July, Brampton will hold an exhibition of work made by the large number of very talented artists in the village.

Paintings, drawings, ceramics, prints, stained glass, wood carving and textiles will all be displayed in a magnificent showcase of the talent within one small village. There will also be a display of art by the pupils of Brampton Primary School.

The exhibition will be held at The Grove, The Street, Brampton NR34 8DT (between Beccles and Blythburgh just off the A145) where you can come and view the art and enjoy lunch or tea in the beautiful garden.
In addition, there will be plant stalls, bric-a-brac and ice creams on sale.
11am – 4pm
£1 entry fee, children under 16 free
Everyone welcome!
We are raising funds for St Peter’s Church, Brampton
For further information contact Amelia Chadd 07711 702670

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May
27
10:00am10:00am

hare preservation trust

HareFest

This fair is everything to do with Hares!

There will be Hare related art and craft, including re-cycled silver jewellery, printmaking, wrought iron work, paintings and more!

Animal welfare stalls, League against cruel sports, Suffolk Wildlife trust

Teas, Coffee and cakes

The venue is Jubilee Hall, Crabbe Street, Aldeburgh

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May
19
to May 21

fresh makers artisan market

may fair at the shoe factory norwich

Handcrafted and original artists and makers, brewers and bakers, authentic street food and live music!

Join us on Friday evening for the night market from 5pm - 9pm

And all day from 10am - 5pm Saturday and Sunday

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Apr
8
10:00am10:00am

Norwich Makers Market

The Assembly House Norwich

You'll find us at Norwich Makers market on April 8th for their event at The Assembly House in Norwich City Centre. You can enjoy the beautiful surroundings of their cafe and restaurant in between perusing the eclectic designer makers showcasing their work in the ballroom.

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Nov
26
to Nov 27

Grand Bazaar at The Cut

Come and visit us at the lovely Cut Christmas bazaar held in Halesworth over the 26th and 27th of November! Find us in the dance studio on the middle floor, a great place to do your festive shopping, have some lunch and meet lots of independent makers. You'll also find vintage stalls as well, so something for everyone!

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Nov
17
to Nov 23

Pop up gallery & shop at i chameleon in Halesworth

Show casing four makers work we will be open from 9.30 on Thursday 17 November.

Mary-May Cuthbert - Beautiful knitted scarves and gloves.

Jean C McIntosh - Original ceramics including bowls, pots and buttons

Mandy Walden - Prints and cards finished with her signature golden moon

Jane Mitchell-Finch - Quirky stitched brooches and painted beach finds

Come and browse the shop for interesting and different gifts, knowing that you are supporting four local artists rather than buying mass produced items!!

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Oct
29
to Oct 30

Aldeburgh Craft Fair

This Autumn Craft Fair falls on a half term holiday weekend, so we are hoping for lots of visitors to check out our stall! We will have our textile art, plus painted pebbles and tin can nib pens for customers to try out, it might even be a good idea to be thinking of presents for that other holiday at the end of the year which shall be nameless at the moment!!

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Aug
19
to Aug 21

FolkEast

From Friday 19 August you will find us in the Art Marquee at this wonderful friendly festival! We will be there for three days with our stall, as well as demonstrating how to make green wood carved spoons and selling our tin can nib pens which you can try out before you buy!! There will also be stitching workshops and some pebble painting for people wishing to be busy with their hands!!

 

“FolkEast is more than just a festival – it’s out to nourish our roots … to restore bridges with the past… and make them truly accessible for the future”  East Anglian Daily Times Suffolk Magazine August 2015

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Jun
26
10:00am10:00am

'I Make Fun Stuff' St Peter's Street Summer Fair

We will have our textiles and painted items for sale at this popular market see you there from 10am until 4pm!!

 

'The summer market is back again with a wide variety of craft and vintage stalls alongside the fabulous shops of St Peters Street. As always we’ll have the best local artists and makers selling their wares as well as food and entertainment. So come along and spend the day shopping for unique and beautiful items.'

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Jun
25
12:00pm12:00pm

Southwold Arts Festival

We have a stall selling our art at the opening day of the Arts Festival on Saturday 25 June. We will be opposite Le Roc cafe on Southwold High Street, where they close the whole road for the day, look out for our Mitchell-Finch Design banner attached to our stall!! Last year was a scorcher, let's hope for another this year!!

'The Festival opens with a free street party which will begin with a circus themed parade. Enjoy an afternoon of street entertainment, music, dance, choirs, stalls and local food and drink'

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Jun
9
to Jun 15

Art Exhibition

Rebecca Pymar, Mandy Walden, Lorry Cudmore and Jane Mitchell-Finch are having a week long exhibition of their work at i chameleon in Halesworth, Suffolk. There will be prints and cards by Rebecca Pymar. Collograph prints and cards by Mandy Walden, Ceramics by Lorry Cudmore and stitched art by Jane Mitchell-Finch.

 

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Apr
28
to May 4

MOOCH Pop Up Shop

MOOCH (Makers Of Original Crafts by Hand) will be having their Pop up shop at i chameleon in Halesworth starting on Thursday 28 April! We are a collective of local arts and crafts makers offering beautiful gifts, cards, crochet, painting, textiles all produced in Suffolk!

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Nov
28
to Nov 29

The Cut Grand Bazaar

We will be at the Xmas Bazaar both days and you'll find us in the dance studio. If you saw us at the Herring Festival many of you will have had a play with Ed's hand-made nibs, they'll be some festive versions on sale this time, great for Christmas gifts!

They'll also be festive pebbles, so make sure you come along and join us for art, craft, music, food and drink. A chance to do your Christmas shopping and more. Stalls in the café, theatre, dance studio and the Malt Room.

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